ESWC 2005
Economics in London & UCL
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If you are interested in sponsoring any aspect of the Congress, please contact Ali Wrighton at Meeting Point, the conference organisers.

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The organisers would like to thank the sponsors of the congress:

The Bank of England
The Bank of England is the central bank of the United Kingdom. Sometimes known as the 'Old Lady' of Threadneedle Street, the Bank was founded in 1694, nationalised on 1 March 1946, and gained operational independence in 1997. Standing at the centre of the UK's financial system, the Bank is committed to promoting and maintaining a stable and efficient monetary and financial framework as its contribution to a healthy economy.

The Bank of England

The Economic and Social Research Council
The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) is the UK's leading research funding and training agency addressing economic and social concerns. We aim to provide high quality research on issues of importance to business, the public sector and government. The issues considered include economic competitiveness, the effectiveness of public services and policy, and our quality of life.

The ESRC

The British Academy
The British Academy, established by Royal Charter in 1902, is the national academy for the humanities and the social sciences. It is an independent, self-governing fellowship of c. 750 scholars, elected for distinction and achievement in one or more branches of the academic disciplines that make up the humanities and social sciences.

The British Academy

European Central Bank
The European Central Bank (ECB) is the guardian of price stability in the euro area. Established on 1 June 1998, it is one of the world's youngest central banks. However, it has inherited the credibility and expertise of all the euro area national central banks, which together with the ECB implement the stability-oriented monetary policy for the euro area.

The European Central Bank

The Institute for Fiscal Studies
IFS is an independent research organisation, whose aim is to provide high quality academic analysis of public policy which will inform the public debate. The Institute's goal is to promote effective economic and social policies by understanding better their impact on individuals, families, businesses and the government's finances. Findings are based on rigorous analysis, detailed empirical evidence and in-depth institutional knowledge.

The Institute for Fiscal Studies

University College London
UCL is the largest of over 50 colleges and institutes which make up the federal University of London. UCL was the first university to be established in England after Oxford and Cambridge, providing a progressive alternative to those institutions' social exclusivity, religious restrictions and academic constraints. It was also the first university in England to admit students of any race, class or religion, and the first to welcome women on equal terms with men. It is now home to more than 3,800 academic and research staff in 72 departments and 18,000 students from more than 130 countries.
University College London

The Financial Times
The FT is firmly established as one of the world's leading business information brands, internationally recognised for its authoritative, accurate, and incisive news, comment and analysis. Whether in print or online, the Financial Times is essential reading for the global business community.

The Financial Times

The Department of Trade and Industry
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) drives our ambition of 'prosperity for all' by working to develop and sustain the best possible environment for business success in the UK. We help people and companies become more productive by promoting enterprise, innovation and creativity. We champion UK business at home and abroad. We invest heavily in world-class science and technology. We protect the rights of working people and consumers. And we stand up for fair and open markets in the UK, Europe and the world.

The Department of Trade and Industry

Timberlake Consultants
Timberlake Consultants provides a total solution to clients working in the statistics, econometrics, operational research or mathematical fields. Timberlake has over 20 years experience and offices in UK (Head Office), Brazil, Poland, Portugal, Spain and USA. Our areas of expertise fall into three main categories: distribution of third-party quality software (Oxmetrics, EViews, Stata, Gauss, Scientific Workplace, Mathematica, more) , training courses, seminars and consulting projects.

Timberlake Consultants

Frontier Economics
Frontier Economics is one of the largest economics consultancies in Europe, with more than 50 economists in our London and Cologne offices. Frontier is an independent business, entirely owned by the people who work for it. Our consultants work on competition cases, strategy, public policy and regulatory economics. We use insights from microeconomic theory and quantitative techniques to deliver tailor-made advice to businesses, regulators and policy-makers. Our focus on technical economics means that our entry requirement for analysts is a postgraduate qualification (MSc or PhD) in economics. Visit our website www.frontier-economics.com for more information about opportunities and how to apply.

Frontier Economics

Asset Value Investors
Asset Value Investors (AVI) is an employee owned company which manages assets for endowments, foundations, public entities and other institutions. Our primary goal is to achieve the long-term growth of our clients' capital. We strive to be a premier investment firm providing consistently superior performance by identifying valuation anomalies and focusing on investing in assets that are of high intrinsic value.

Asset Value Investors

Fundacion BBVA
The BBVA Foundation expresses the Corporate Social Responsibility of the BBVA Group, in particular, its engagement with projects to advance the societies where it conducts its business activity. This commitment has given rise to an extensive body of work in the spheres of knowledge. The Foundation devotes a special interest to promoting scientific research in the areas of social sciences, biomedicine and the environment, with priority given to the main challenges and opportunities taking shape in the new century.

Fundacion BBVA

HM Treasury
The Treasury is the United Kingdom's economics and finance ministry. It is responsible for formulating and implementing the Government's financial and economic policy. Its aim is to raise the rate of sustainable growth, and achieve rising prosperity and a better quality of life with economic and employment opportunities for all.

HM Treasury

Royal Economic Society
Now in its second century, the Royal Economic Society is one of the oldest economic associations in the world. Currently it has over 3,300 individual members, of whom 60 per cent live outside the United Kingdom. It is a professional association which promotes the encouragement of the study of economic science in academic life, government service, banking, industry and public affairs.

Royal Economic Society